Working with Communities NC
Campus Sighthill Campus
Qualification SCQF Level 6
Study mode Full time
Duration 41 weeks
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This course is designed to channel your passion and experience of working and volunteering in the community. NC Working with Communities will give you an industry-recognised qualification in community learning development and will improve both your professional and academic skills. During this course, you will study a range of subjects as well as complete a work placement.
Edinburgh College has exceptional industry connections which can help you in securing a job in this rewarding industry. Upon completion of this course, you can progress into a variety of different community-related jobs or onto further study at Edinburgh College at HNC level.
What you will learn
- Youth Work
- Adult Education
- Rights and Responsibilities
- Principles of Community
- Learning and Development
- Equality and Diversity
- Planning a Residential
- Group Work
- You will complete a work placement lasting approximately 20 days (100 hours) in a community-based organisation
- You can use existing paid or voluntary work for your placement, or you will be supported by Edinburgh College staff in finding one
How the course is assessed
- You will be continually assessed through a variety of methods including essays, reports, presentations, observation and group tasks.
Number of days per week
- 3 in College 1 in placement
- 3 passes at SCQF Level 5 or an appropriate NC at Level 5
- Mature candidates with relevant life/work experience who don't necessarily have the relevant academic qualifications may also be considered
- All applicants will require an acceptable Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme record check
Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements
- Applicants will be invited for an informal interview to discuss their experience of working with community-based groups
English Proficiency RequirementsIELTS 5.5
Progression and Articulation Routes
- Working with Communities HNC
- Employment in youth or community work
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